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Trucking FAQs

At Minimax Express, we get a lot of questions about driving a truck and working in the trucking industry. Here are answers to some of our most frequently asked questions. How can I get my truck driving license? In July 2017, the province of Ontario made training mandatory for all Class A license applicants. Mandatory entry-level training will include [...]

By | April 1st, 2018|Categories: News, Trucking, Trucking FAQs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Understanding LTL Freight Rates

Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) rates are used for shipments that are too big to be shipped as a parcel but too small to fill an entire truckload. Typically, a driver starts off the day at their home terminal by loading several LTL shipments to be delivered in the morning. Once the driver’s trailer is empty, they will begin picking up shipments [...]

By | March 1st, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Day in the Life of a Minimax Express Driver

We get a lot of questions from people who are looking to start their truck driving career, so we thought we’d take the opportunity to interview one of our drivers and get a ‘Day in the Life’ example to share. Here is an example of a day in the life of Rob, a senior member of our team: I [...]

By | February 1st, 2018|Categories: Careers, News, Truck Driving Jobs|Tags: , |0 Comments

How To Stay Healthy On The Road

At Minimax Express, we care about the health and well-being of our drivers. We know that driving a truck for a living requires a lot of endurance, focus, and strength — and we do everything we can to support our drivers in achieving a happy, and healthy, routine. Here are some helpful tips on how to stay healthy on [...]

By | January 1st, 2018|Categories: News, Trucking|Tags: , , |0 Comments

2017 Year In Review

2017 is turning out to be quite the year — beginning with three LTL carriers exiting the market. This left customers looking for reliable, dependable replacements to fill this service gap. This departure was a reminder that nothing is infallible. In the weeks and months that followed, we were concerned about what 2017 would be like for the industry [...]

By | December 1st, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |0 Comments